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" Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ... - Page 398
by James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 556 pages
...unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called...a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well; but you are furprized to find it done at alh" On Tuefday, Auguft...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 464 pages
...commending thofe books ; in which there was fomething of rafeality." Mr. Bofwell one day told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach. Johnfon obferved, " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called...a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprized to find it done at all.' ' He repeated this...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31,! told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called...a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprized to find it done at all.' 1 He repeated this...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 594 pages
...our private ends, Forbids the cheating of our friends?" Sunday, July 31, 1763, Mr. B. told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach. - Johnson said, " Sir, a woman-s preaching is like a dog-s walking on...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 238 pages
...commending those books; in which there was something of rascality." Mr. Boswell one day told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach, Johnson observed, " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 514 pages
...unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where T had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, 176s. a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 466 pages
...unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th,) Dr. Johnson...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 678 pages
...commending those books; in which there was something of rascality." Mr. Boswell one day told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach. Johnson observed, " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820 - 442 pages
...unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called...legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised to lind it done at all." On Tnesday, Augnst 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed...
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